Edward & Bernice Wenger Center for the Arts Community Theatre

Amazing Shows & Top Notch Performances

Our state-of the art facility is the perfect place to enjoy all our great productions and workshops. Whether you’re a member of the audience or interested in being a performer, you’ll find Sid Jacobson JCC is the place to be for theatre.

Productions held in the Rubenstein Theatre.

Community theatre enriches the lives of those who take an active part in it, as well as those in the community who benefit from live theatre productions. Community theatre offers a gateway to new worlds of experience, emotion and knowledge.

Our programs give you the opportunity to work with a diverse group of creative people who share a theatrical vision of that not only entertain the audience but also broadens their understanding of the world in which they live.

We have productions, workshops, camps and volunteer programs. You can become a performer, help with the lighting, create the set designs or craft the costumes. With so many ways to participate your sure to find a deeply rewarding opportunity to grow your creativity. As part of a team your participation will create an impact on the community in so many ways.

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Grades: K-12

Directed by Theresa Diaz-DiLallo and Susan Kalman Join us in this hilarious and heart-warming musical based on the hit movie with lots of great parts for all! Rehearsals are Monday-Thursday, 6-8pm. Times extend as show approaches.
$475 / members $375

Auditions (please come prepared to sing)
Tuesday, June 12, 5:30-7:30pm
Wednesday, June 13, 5:00-7:00pm

Show Dates
Wednesday, August 1 and Thursday, August 2

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If you love performing, the JCC is the place to be! Whether you’re interested in singing, dancing or dramatic acting our workshops and productions give you the tools to do so.

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In collaboration with A Class Act NY — New York’s premier acting studio. Many workshop participants are appearing on Broadway, television and film. All skill levels welcome, space is limited!

In partnership with A Class Act, NY, New York’s premier acting studio
Ages: 7-17 years
Take workshops in musical theatre, dance, acting, voice training, improvisation, stage combat, stage makeup and more all taught by Broadway stars and industry professionals. For repeat campers all workshops will be brand new material. The week includes a trip to see a Broadway show and a Talk Back with Broadway actors and concludes with a final showcase performance in our own JCC theatre. A rare and unique opportunity to learn from professionals who are working in the theatre today! All skill levels welcome, space is limited. Cost includes ticket to Broadway show and transportation to New York City.

Monday, August 20- Friday, August 24
9:30am-5:00pm (early drop-off available)
$790 / members $750

Early Bird Special: Sign up by Friday, June 1 and receive $50 off registration
Sign up for Camp ACA and receive a 10% discount on Summer Stock!

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Theatre Programs

Director: Tammy Breitman
Share your talents with others while giving back to the community. Performances will be scheduled at local assisted living facilities, community centers and more.




Love the theatre, but prefer to work behind the scenes? Volunteer opportunities are available for production assistants, set builders, scenic artists, costumers, lighting and sound technicians, stage managers and stage crew. Adults and teens welcome. Community service and college internships available.

If interested, contact Susan Berman, Director of  Community Engagement, 516-484-1545 ext. 202, sberman@sjjcc.org.



Ages: 7-17 years
A comprehensive theatre arts camp taught by Broadway professionals, all new material for repeat campers. In collaboration with A Class Act NY, New York’s premier acting studio!
Monday, August 20- Friday, August 24
9:30am-5:00pm (early drop-off available)
$790 / members $750
Early bird special: Register by Friday, June 1 and get $50 discount

Looking for more information about our programs?

Contact Susan Kalman, Theatre Arts Director, 516-484-1545 ext. 110, skalman@sjjcc.org

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